THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Madison Grill
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Madison Grill Restaurant Review: THIS ESTABLISHMENT IS CLOSED Handy to the entertainment venues that line Peachtree Street in Midtown, Madison Grill keeps the office crowd satisfied at lunch with a raft of sandwiches, salads and some main plates. Southern touches include red beans and rice, optionally available with andouille sausage, and shrimp with tasso ham on grits. This is substantial fare produced with good quality ingredients, simplicity and a good measure of flare at a fair price. But skip the relatively tasteless prime rib, despite its large portion for the money. A better deal is the paillard of grilled salmon with warm (sort of) spinach. Philippe Haddad, having departed from his eponymous bistro (Philippe's Bistro), now operates here two nights a week: Thursday and Friday, when his excellent mussels may appear. Otherwise, Bill Toro, formerly of the Abbey and Canoe, acts as executive chef. The wine list is organized by color and price, but servers know nothing about wines, and vintages are not noted. Still by pressing, one can find delightful choices lurking here and there. The hard-to-find Louis LaTour Pouilly Vinzelles is perfect with the aforementioned salmon. The lackluster service can be frustrating, and the occasional lack of customer care downright annoying. But the food makes some recompense for it.